The Relation Self Analysis

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Some way somehow, all of us feel like we are unique individuals with certain qualities in us which have to be recognizing by others. As Hegel presented in “The Relation Self”, human can only discover their qualities through the presences and recognition of others. He further elaborate that being recognized by others provides individuals with a sense of being free and independent. He also mentioned that we can be free and independent when we free ourselves from our own desires. Hegel accounted that others must acknowledge and develop capacity in us by recognizing and affirming our freedom and self-mastery. Now this how Hegel’s “master-slave dialectic come in play because Hegel stated that our relationship with truly brings out our real identity. …show more content…
The slave is there to assist the master with maintaining of the masters wants and needs. Since the master depends on the slave for everything, the slave becomes more disciplined, stronger, and acquires more skill. After the slave has obtained all the skills and the discipline, his power balances that of the master. Initially, the master controls the slave and the master is independent; the slave is controlled by the master and the slave is dependent. Now things are equal between the master and the slave because through hardship the slave has acquired more knowledge. The slave has been able to attain a measure of independence so the slave on the other hand gets his freedom from the master. After all the fight, the master and slave have come to a conclusion that they need to respect and recognized each another instead of ruling over the …show more content…
Despite the changes in world, traditional and culture roles still prevail so she described that men are still range in the higher and superior in the family compare to their wives even in terms of career. Steil mention that there is a struggle marriages in which the wives becomes the slave like Hegel pointed out in the master-slave dialectic. The wives devote the majority of their time maintaining and caring for the house and also the welfare of the children, in addition to the full time job. All the responsibilities fall on the wife’s shoulders, including cooking and cleaning. Steil agree that the wife has become the slave in the house and the husband the master because the woman submits to the husband. Nevertheless, the husband has been recognized as the master of the family who depend on the wife as a slave. Both the husband and the children depend on the woman for food and all other house chores. Steil suggested husband and wife should share household chores among themselves to create a happy and health family. Moreover husband should values equality, they see each other as equal, treat each other with respect, consider other’s needs and support one

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